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Global Backpackers Central

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  • Excellent27%
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“pier bar”(3 reviews)
“buy nights”(2 reviews)
“fab location”(2 reviews)
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean room, friendly people, location couldn't have been better. Moved here from another hostel and really glad we did. Booked day trips through the front desk - got a great deal so all round very happy.More

Thank Kate I
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 1 week ago

Hi there Kate I Many thanks for the great review. Very pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were able to benefit from some of our great deals at the tour desk. Always good to hear from a happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having tried other hostels on my first trip to cairns and been disappointed, I have now found the best one, been back here 3 times now. If you have valuables camera, laptop etc then this place gives you piece of mind it is very secure....More

1  Thank jake s
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there jake s. Many thanks for the great review. 3 times............that's great. 1 more visit and we'll have to name a dorm after you lol. Great to hear that you felt secure and that the staff were doing their job as usual. Be sure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt one of the best hostels I have stayed in during my time in Australia.! Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by the staff who were extremely friendly and helpful. We had three great nights there, which obviously also added up to the...More

1  Thank Jamie H
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Jamie H Many thanks for the great review. Always very pleasing to hear that our staff help make the difference. Will be sure to pass on your comments. Hoping that enjoy the remainder of your travels in Australia. Warm regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 weeks, its right in the middle of town, if you buy 4 nights you only pay for 3 so its like $18 a night for a 4 bed dorm, the dorms are very clean along with the facilities and if...More

1  Thank Followjonalong
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there jon a Thanks for taking the time to write us a great review. Very pleased to see you took advantage of our "Stay 4 Pay 3" special and that you enjoyed our single beds. Looks like you stayed with us last August so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best hostels I've stayed in for one it isn't Bunk Beds and after two months of them it was a dream. Its also very clean and in a great location, the staff are very friendly and helpful. Its just across...More

1  Thank Eloise B
Response from GlobalCrew, General Manager at Global Backpackers CentralResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Eloise B Many thanks for the great review. Really pleased you enjoyed our single beds, (most dorms have these, there are a few bunks around the place). Good to see you took advantage of our location and all the town has to offer. I...More

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"Great facilities, good location and close proximity to everything"
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"2nd floor rooms 40 and above are the quietest."
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"first floor, take rooms from the kitchen so it will be less noisy"
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"Rooms with a window"
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